Archive for January 21, 2018
Warning: SPOILERS for Star Trek: Discovery season 1 ahead
Throughout its short run, Star Trek: Discovery has never shied away from controversy, including its many dices with ‘official canon’ – something that the show might actually remedy as it heads towards its second season. Despite a great deal of trepidation from the peanut gallery, the show’s producers have repeatedly asked viewers to be patient with them. The latest outing’s new look and feel will make sense eventually, or so they claim.
The first chapter ended with a shocking development in “Into the Forest I Go,” as Discovery and its crew were transported via the spore drive and ...
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Dungeons & Dragons is a game that is associated with the higher echelons of nerddom. It is a highly recognizable name that was once used to paint people a certain way in fiction. There was a time when calling someone a Dungeons & Dragons player was a way of denigrating that person and acted as a shorthand way of saying that they were a sad and lonely geek.
As nerd culture moved into the mainstream, the stigma associated with Dungeons & Dragons started to fade away. Things haven’t always been so easy for our favorite tabletop RPG, as it has faced opposition from religious groups, concerned parents, and numerous lawsuits concerning copyright infringement. It’s a miracle that the game ...
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Shazam! director David F. Sandberg has taken to Reddit to promise fans that, while his film will be funny, it won’t have too many quips or one-liners. Once again, the future of the DC Extended Universe appears to be in a state of flux. The DCEU was launched by controversial director Zack Snyder, who took a dark and brooding approach to the Superman mythos. He interpreted Superman as a reluctant hero, one weighed down by the burden of his powers. Critical response was mixed, but Warner Bros. continued with this approach – right up until the release of Batman V Superman.
That film forced a course correction, and the result was ...
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People tend to view the DC Extended Universe as Marvel’s kid brother. It doesn’t matter what it does – people will always compare it to Marvel movies. It’s a fair comparison, too. After all, Marvel is the only shared-universe comic book series out there. You can’t really compare the DCEU to anything else that’s been made.
In this comparison, the DCEU comes in a distant second. Marvel has been building their world for a decade, and DC has only been doing it for a few years. Still, there are several things that fans get wrong when it comes to the DC Extended Universe.
The DCEU isn’t as bad as many people claim. There were a couple duds in ...
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Get Out producer Sean McKittrick revealed he originally wanted writer-director Jordan Peele to play TSA Agent Rod in the film, but Peele pushed back. It’s been nearly 11 months since the mystery thriller Get Out debuted in theaters to critical acclaim and became a blockbuster hit with audiences to the tune of $254.6 million at the worldwide box office.
Lucky for the film, awards voters, impressed by Peele’s sharp take on race issues in the U.S., haven’t forgotten the film after its February 2017 release, and have made it a major contender this awards season, thanks to notices from the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards the Golden Globes, Director’s Guild of ... The post Get Out Producers Wanted Jordan Peele to Play TSA Agent Rod appeared first on Screen Rant.
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